Launch at Birkenhead, Merseyside.
People arriving on the dock; fashionably-dressed woman w/ bouquet in front ready to perform the honours. She really gives the champagne bottle a heave; sends it swinging into the ship which, after a few seconds starts to slide away. Nice shot of the people...
The cargo boat "Dunedin Star" is launched at Birkenhead, Merseyside.
Launching of the aircraft carrier Ark Royal.
'Santa Cruz' a destroyer made for the Argentine Navy, launched at Birkenhead.
Launching of Blue Star Line ship, S. S, Andulasia at Birkenhead.
The liner "Lady Drake" is launched at Cammell Laird's Yard in Birkenhead. It is one of 5 for Canadian National Railways.
Mrs A J Powell launches a the new submarine HMS Thetis at Birkenhead.
Nuclear submarine HMS Conqueror launched at Birkenhead.